Affiliate Programs

Written by Bob Osgoodby

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Look for programs whose pay out plans continue as long asrepparttar person who joined under you is still involved. These residual payments can last for a long time. If you are in a really good one, these commissions can add up rather quickly.

Beware of illegal pyramids that rely on infusions of new members to pay commissions. In other words, it should be a product or service that stands on its own merits, and one that you believe in yourself. If you don't userepparttar 102653 product yourself, how can you honestly tell your prospects how great it is?

Not every program is a good deal. Remember, you are putting your reputation onrepparttar 102654 line as well. That is why it is so important to get involved in a good one. While getting in onrepparttar 102655 "ground floor" of a new one may be attractive,repparttar 102656 risk is a lot higher that it might not make it overrepparttar 102657 long pull.

One ofrepparttar 102658 most successful people I know in this type of business, writes a weekly column which he distributes to his mailing list. He promotes this column quite heavily, and many people opt-in to receive it, who are not currently involved in his program. He keepsrepparttar 102659 publication generic, and gives general advice. Of course, inrepparttar 102660 author credits, he includes a short blurb on his program, and a way to contact him. He gets a decent share of new recruits as a result of this newsletter.

A good way to build your list is to send your articles to other publishers. If they publish your article, you have just gotten a free ad in their publication. It also helps build your credibility as an expert. It is important that you subscribe torepparttar 102661 newsletters you're going to send articles to since that will give you a feel forrepparttar 102662 type they accept.

If you findrepparttar 102663 right affiliate programs, and promote them properly, you too can joinrepparttar 102664 ranks ofrepparttar 102665 successful Internet Entrepreneurs.

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11 Affiliate Tips

Written by David McKenzie

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6. Check your clicks and sales regularly at your affiliate web site. If you see a slow down in clicks and/or sales then alter your marketing. Try something different. Do not userepparttar same techniques if they are not working.

7. Use Newsgroups but do it in a clever way. Stand out fromrepparttar 102652 crowd. Use Newsgroups to announce new articles you have written. But make sure you readrepparttar 102653 rules of each newsgroup and never, ever spam.

8. Do not use graphics that slow your web page down. If you are selling or pre-selling information have predominantly text on your page. My site has 1 visible graphic on it. Thatís right. Just 1!

9. Join a number of newsletters related torepparttar 102654 theme of your web site. You can get a lot of valuable affiliate tips from good newsletters.

10. Post articles other webmasters have written on your site, but ask them first. You can even do your own review of other peopleís articles.

11. Find out whether any affiliate programs you belong to have articles at their site and see if you can post them at your site. Then you can include a link back to their site atrepparttar 102655 end ofrepparttar 102656 article.

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